Planner / Scheduler

Cranswick Country Foods, Norfolk

Cranswick Country Foods in Watton, Norfolk is serious about its quality pork products. Now we’re hungry for talented people to join us. It’s win win; you achieve your potential, we achieve our ambitious growth plans.

Job requirements of Planner/Scheduler:

  • Work a 4 on 4 off shift pattern, 4:00 – 15:00
  • Create a demand plan for raw material to meet retail sales i.e. dry ingredients, packaging crates and raw meat
  • Create time targeted line production schedules that optimise efficiency
  • Check stocks of all perishable meat and ingredients daily and adjust plans to ensure they are processed before end of life
  • Use correct life coding and traceability to ensure correct stock rotation
  • Issue daily packaging requirements to dry goods
  • Provide cover for your colleague during periods of absence

What you will need:

  • Good computer skills, particularly Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Methodical approach and ability to be accurate under pressure

Pay and benefits:

  • Salary – £10.88 per hour
  • Attendance bonus after 1 years' service
  • Overtime – time and a third after weekly contracted hours
  • Pension – currently 2% employer contributions/3% employee contributions
  • Discounted ShareSave Scheme after 1 years' service at December
  • Discounted local gym membership
  • Death in service insurance
  • Enhanced holiday after 5 years’ service

Interested?:  Email a CV and covering letter, including the role you are applying for and your salary expectations to

Closing Date: 7th April 2019 (please note that should we receive significant interest, this closing date may be brought forward)

If you are an internal applicant, please ensure you have made your line manager aware before applying